Back To School: How To Help Build Executive Functioning Skills
Executive functioning skills help individuals plan and work toward their goals successfully. Learn how you can help build and nurture your child’s executive functioning skills at home to support their organization and study.
School Bus Safety – Avoid the Danger Zone
Teach your child how to stay safe around school buses this school year.
Easing Back-to-School Jitters After A Long Summer
Parents and kids alike probably have mixed emotions about the impending school year. And while it’s typical to have back-to-school jitters, this year may be particularly rough given that kids have been out of school for 4-6 months! Read a child psychologists suggestions to help ease these worries.
Tips for Choosing and Wearing Backpacks at School
It's important for kids to choose the right backpack and to wear it properly to prevent injuries and promote comfortability. Read Dr. Wall's tips to help make that happen:
Back-to-School Nutrition Tips
Getting good carbohydrates and a source of protein in your child before school can be a key to their success in the classroom.
7 Tips to Mentally Prepare Your Child for the School Year
Getting ready for the new school year can be stressful! Read one of our psychologist's seven tips to help kids mentally prepare for the adjustment:
A Handy, Back-To-School Checklist
If you're gearing up for the school year, use our handy back-to-school checklist to get prepared.
With School Back in Session, Kids Need Refresher Course on Hand-Washing
A brief summary of and link to a story by U.S. News & World Report about the importance of hand-washing as kids go back to school.
Getting Kids Ready for School
It is never too early to start talking with and listening to your child about the upcoming school year, according to Amie Duncan, Ph.D., Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics,
Expert Tips for School Bus Safety
Before they even get to school, children are at risk of injury just getting on and off the school bus. Inattentive drivers, horseplay, unsafe street crossing and even clothing issues
Good Nutrition Can Boost School Performance, Expert Says
One of the best ways to jump-start a successful school day is to provide children with a nutritious morning meal, according to an expert from Cincinnati Children’s. Debby Boutwell, a